Man Killed While Standing on Highway 35 Identified

By Beacon Staff

POLSON – Lake County authorities Thursday identified a man struck and killed on state Highway 35, a few miles north of Finley Point on Flathead Lake.

The victim was 36-year-old William Yarck.

Authorities say Yarck had addresses in Polson, Pablo, Havre and Miles City.

Yarck was struck about 10 p.m. Monday. A husband and wife traveling in a Jeep struck Yarck and immediately reported it to emergency dispatchers.

Yarck was dead at the scene. It was undetermined why he was in the roadway.

A Lake County coroner and sheriffs deputy, Tony Buff, has ruled the death an accident.

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